This is an intense experience, and its focus is undoubtedly exciting, but it makes certain aspects of Blair’s life and resume a little underdeveloped.
“Now I just want to help other people feel better,” Blair explained in an interview. During the interview, she sometimes had difficulty speaking, wrestled with her sometimes uncooperative limbs, and tried to take care of her young son.
As the first feature film of director Rachel Fleit (Rachel Fleit), the camera followed Blair to receive stem cell therapy, this method has achieved gratifying results, but occasionally there will be fatal consequences. This is a bruising process that started with chemotherapy, revealing Blair’s physical damage, and at the same time she shared her fear and feelings of death through a mixture of humor and tears.
The title is a bit ironic, the movie should probably take more time to introduce its themes, including her self-proclaimed glamorous role in supporting roles, working hard to get Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Michelle Gay Pulled in “Legal Blond” and “Cruel Intentions” before being a friend of “Hellboy”. More voices from that period would also help.
The film best captures Blair’s considerable courage – including her willingness to let the world share her experience – and her admission of using her profile to show that this might be what she can do for others facing this situation The most valuable contribution made.
In this sense, “Introduction, Selma Blair” captures these latest chapters in her life, but its structure shortens the full breadth of her story.
“Introduction, Selma Blair” premiered in select theaters of Discovery+ on October 15th and October 21st.